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UN envoy applauds Uganda for empowering women

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Bhatia, who also doubles as the Deputy Executive Director of the UN Women said she was pleased that at least 52 percent of positions on the committees in Maaji Refugee Settlement in Adjumani district, Northern Uganda were won by women.

The United Nations (UN) Assistant Secretary-General for Resource Management, Sustainability, and partnerships, Anita Bhatia, has applauded Uganda for its keen interest in empowering women refugees to take up leadership responsibilities.

Bhatia, who also doubles as the Deputy Executive Director of the UN Women said she was pleased that at least 52 percent of positions on the committees in Maaji Refugee Settlement in Adjumani district, Northern Uganda were won by women.

She said this was a deliberate policy by the OPM to empower women, which she said should be reciprocated elsewhere in Uganda and in other parts of the world.  

Click here to read the full article published by News Vision on 20 September 2019.

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